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Deborah Mays
7318 Essex Avenue
Springfield, VA 22150
(703) 569-8886

Current Inspector: Jessica Willis (571) 352-1453

Inspection Date: Feb. 27, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
22VAC40-111 Household Members
22VAC40-111 Physical Health of Caregivers and Household Members
22VAC40-111 Caregiver Training
22VAC40-111 Physical Environment and Equipment
22VAC40-111 Care of Children
22VAC40-111 Preventing the Spread of Disease
22VAC40-111 Medication Administration
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-111 Transportation
22VAC40-111 Nighttime Care
63.2 Liability Insurance Disclosure
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Provider must be MAT certified to administer prescription medication.

Technical Assistance:
Discussed the following standards: physical plant, and caregiver records.

An unannounced renewal inspection was conducted today. Observed 4 children (10 points) directly supervised by 2 caregivers. Ratio and supervision were in compliance. A sample of 2 children's records, 2 caregiver records, and 1 household member record were reviewed. The physical plant, emergency supplies and procedures were also reviewed. No medications were reported to be on site. The children were engaged in various activities, to include: free play, dancing, playing with blocks, and watching television. Areas of non-compliance are identified in this report. The exit interview was conducted with the provider. Inspection conducted from approximately 9:30am-11:00am. If you have any questions regarding today's inspection, please contact Ana Dally at (703) 577-0270 or

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-730-D
Description: Based upon observations made, a medication was not kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children. Evidence: A bottle of mucinex was observed on top of the entertainment center in the living room.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure medication is locked.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-760-A-1
Description: Based upon observations made, the first aid kit was incomplete. Evidence: The first aid kit did not contain a first aid instructional manual.

Plan of Correction: I will get a new instructional manual.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-830-A
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, emergency evacuation procedures were not practiced monthly. Evidence: An emergency evacuation drill was not documented for November and December, 2016, and January, 2017.

Plan of Correction: We will have a fire drill today and document it.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-50-A
Description: Based upon interview, the family day home did not keep a written record of children in attendance each day. Evidence: Upon request, the provider stated that there was not written record of children attendance for the week of February 20, 2017.

Plan of Correction: I will make sure that attedance gets written down daily.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-60-B
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, a child's record was incomplete. Evidence: One of the two children's records reviewed did not contain parent's signed acknowledgement of the receipt of the family day home administration of medication policy (Child A; Date of enrollment 04/2016).

Plan of Correction: I will get his parents to sign the form today during pick up.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-210-A
Description: Based upon interview, a caregiver did not obtain a minimum of sixteen clock hours of training annually. Evidence: Caregiver #1 did not completed 16 hours of training between 04/2014 and 04/2015. The provider states that she completed a couple of trainings but she did not receive the certificate.

Plan of Correction: I will do the 10 hour training online by Sunday the 5th.

Standard #: 22VAC40-111-240-A
Description: Based upon observations made, a furnishing of the family day home was not kept in a safe condition. Evidence: One of the playground equipment (merry-go-round) had a big cracked on one of the dividers.

Plan of Correction: I will replace the equipment or get rid of it by Sunday.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-1-c
Description: Based upon documentation reviewed, a background check was not repeated within the allowable three years time frame. Evidence: Household member #1 did not have a current criminal history (CRC) check on file; last CRC was dated 03/02/2012.

Plan of Correction: I am waiting on the results to be sent back.


A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

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